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M. Phil in Development Studies

 

  1st Year  
  Winter Term: Sept. – Dec.  

 

1. Development: History, Theory and Policy (DEV 601)
2. Research Methods I  (DEV 602)
3. Development Economics (DEV 603)
4. Gender, Inequality, Policy (DEV 604)

  Spring Term: Jan. – May  
  1. Research Methods II (DEV 614)
2. (Optional Course)
3. (Optional Course)
4. (Optional Course)
 
  2nd Year  
Winter Term: Sept. – Dec.
  1. (Optional Course)
2. (Optional Course)
 
  Spring Term: Jan. – May  
  1. Research Thesis  
CORE COURSES OPTIONAL COURSES
1. Development: History, Theory and Policy (DEV 601)
2. Research Methods I (DEV 602)
3. Development Economics (Dev 603)
4. Gender: Inequality and Policy (DEV 604)
5. Research Methods II (DEV 614)

1. Globalization and Development (DEV 605)
2. Development Management (DEV 606)
3. Poverty Dynamics (DEV 607)
4. Environment and Climate Change (DEV 611)
5. Education and Development (DEV 613)
6. Public Finance (DEV 615)
7. Population, Migration and Development (DEV 616)

 

Length of M.Phil Programme:The M.Phil Programme is a 2 to 3 year degree programme requiring completion of 30 credit hours.
Credit Hours and Courses: The core courses are four credit hours. The elective courses are three credit hours. The M.Phil Research Thesis is 6 credit hours.
Term Schedule: The academic year consists of 2 Terms or Semesters (Winter and Spring). The Winter Term from September – December and Spring Term from January – May consist of 16 -18 weeks each including one week for Mid Term Exams and one week for Final Term Exams.
Entrance Requirements: Admission to the M.Phil in Development Studies programme is regulated through; (i) NTS GAT –General admissions test (ii) a Lahore School admissions test and (iii) an interview process. A four year Bachelors degree/two years Masters degree with a CGPA of 3.0 is a pre-requisite for regular admission to the M.Phil in Development Studies programme.

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